French prosecutor wants dismissal of IMF chief negligence probe

A French prosecutor asked to dismiss a negligence case against IMF chief Christine Lagarde in connection with her role in an arbitration case while she was finance ministerThe French public prosecutor’s office requested the dismissal of a negligence case against IMF chief Christine Lagarde linked to her role in an arbitration case while she was finance minister. If the investigating magistrates at the Law Court of the Republic (CJR) accept the recommendation, the investigation will be dropped, a source close to the case told AFP. On August 27, the CJR formally opened an investigation into Lagarde on grounds of alleged “negligence”.

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